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Lot 227: Africa.- Elton (J.Frederic) Travels and Researches among the Lakes and Mountains of Eastern & Central Africa, 1st ed., orig. cloth, 1879.(24 views)
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Description: Africa.- Elton (J.Frederic) Travels and Researches among the Lakes and Mountains of Eastern & Central Africa, edited by H.B.Cotterill, first edition, wood-engraved plates and illustrations, one folding, 3 folding maps, one colour, light spotting to edge of map at end, otherwise a very clean copy, hinges weak, original pictorial grey cloth, g.e., spine a little rubbed and faded, [Czech p.55], 8vo, . ⁂ The author was British Consul to Mozambique and spent much of his time combating the slave trade in the area.